Retreat day buzz and slapdash chai!

I’m still a little high from my ayurveda and yoga retreat day this past weekend. I just had the best day with 20 amazing women. We practiced yoga, chanted mantra, meditated, walked the grounds of Trelowarren, chatted about Ayurveda and ended our day with a candlelit yin practice. The food cooked for us by Victoria was utterly amazing – two types of dhal for lunch and poached pears for pudding, oh my!

In the afternoon we stopped for a chai break and devoured my favourite bliss balls from Good Vibes cafe in Falmouth, Dan & Jade make this balls with a whole lot of peanut butter and cocoa. Sweet and salty – perfect for vata!

A few people asked me for my chai recipe after the weekend and I have to say I am pretty slapdash with my chai! But here is my recipe for Keren’s slapdash chai for one person

one cup of your choice of milk

one cup of water

3 cloves

6 cardamon pods

a splodge of cinnamon

at LEAST one tablespoon of grated ginger

Pop that all in a pan with a PG tips teabag and simmer for at least 5-8 mins (do not boil)

Sweeten with maple syrup or brown sugar (not honey)


My next retreat day will take place at Trelowarren on 2nd February, bookings are now open via the shop section on and currently there are ten spaces left. Hope some of you can join me!

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